Shamsul Haque Tuku elected new deputy speaker of JS

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Dhaka, Aug 28: Lawmaker of Pabna 1 constituency Shamsul Haque Tuku becomes the new deputy speaker of the parliament.

Tuku was elected the new deputy speaker at the 19th session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad Sunday (28 August).

The new deputy speaker will be sworn in at 7pm Sunday, according to the parliament secretariat.

President Abdul Hamid will administer the oath at his chamber in Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

The post felt vacant following the demise of Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah who passed away on 22 July at a hospital in New York, USA.